Terms and Conditions


Course Fee: Course fees do not include travel, accommodation or meals.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: In line with the Office of Fair Trading and EU Distance Selling regulations, there is a 7 day cooling off period following registration payment, during which time you have the right to cancel and receive a full refund of the Summer School registration fee. This policy only relates to registration, other items purchased may not be subject to a refund.

Cancellation/withdrawals from the Summer School received after the 7 day cooling off period and before midnight UK time 1 July 2016 will receive a refund of 50%.

Cancellation/withdrawals from the Summer School received after the 7 day cooling off period and after 1 July 2016 will not be eligible for a refund.

Refunds will be returned using the same method as the original payment was made.

Payment: Your payment is due 15 days after the date you register, otherwise your registration may be cancelled and your details removed from the Summer School programme. Registrations after 15 June 2016 will require full payment within 24 hours. Your place on the course will not be guaranteed until payment has been received in full.

Changes to your registration: Participants who make any changes to their registration after they have registered will incur a €25 administration fee.   

By Bank Transfer: Please allow extra time if paying by bank transfer (3-5 working days). If paying by bank transfer the invoice number must be included in the transaction details and payment received by ECPR within 15 days of registering, otherwise registration will be cancelled and details removed from the Summer School programme.

Invoices: Once you have registered, you can log in to your MyECPR account and selecting 'My Invoices'.

Receipts: Once you have registered and paid in full, you can log in to your MyECPR account and select 'My Invoices' to also view/download a receipt.

Visas/Confirmation of Conference Participation: Letters confirming participation (e.g. for the purpose of obtaining visas) will only be issued once you have registered and paid and after the 7 day cooling off period has passed.

Withdrawal from the Summer School: If you wish to withdraw from the Summer School you should notify the events team by email to methodsschool@ecpr.eu as soon as possible.

Certificates for Attendance and Credits: These will be issued after the Summer School.

MyECPR account:  The email address registered in your MyECPR will be used for all correspondence about the Summer School. Please make sure your details are correct and your institutional affiliation has been selected as this could affect your registration fee. If you have more than one MyECPR account, please let us know and we can merge them accordingly. The information in your MyECPR profile will be what is included in the Summer School programme and badges.


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